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Tiny Desk

The Wild Reeds

Great singers aren't easy to come by, so finding three in one band is something special.

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Favorite Sessions

Ryley Walker, 'Summer Dress' (Live)

Watch the psychedelic-folk guitarist play an extended version of "Summer Dress" at Pickathon 2015.

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Mountain Stage

Rhiannon Giddens On Mountain Stage

The masterful Carolina Chocolate Drops singer draws on the music of trailblazing women.

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Favorite Sessions

Folk Alley Presents: The Suitcase Junket, 'Earth Apple'

Folk Alley

One-man band Matt Lorenz's memorable live session is replete with quirky salvaged instruments.

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Tiny Desk

Joan Shelley

As technology rules the day, here's a reminder that a single voice can carry deep emotion.

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Field Recordings

Feel The Power Of Living History With Two Gospel Quartets

Watch The McCrary Sisters and The Fairfield Four perform "Rock My Soul" together in Texas.

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Tiny Desk

Watkins Family Hour

With help from Fiona Apple, two Nickel Creek alums gather a band to perform old and new songs.

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Tiny Desk

Sam Lee

The singer found his voice by finding and preserving old British, Irish and Scottish folk songs.

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Favorite Sessions

J.E. Sunde, 'Easy Kid' (Live)

Watch The Daredevil Christopher Wright's singer play smart folk-pop in his home state of Wisconsin.

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Newport Folk Festival

Madisen Ward And The Mama Bear, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

The mother-and-son duo radiated easy familiarity and sincerity during this charming afternoon set.

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